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Species Phryganeopsis brunnea - Hodges#0318

Phryganeopsis brunnea A pseudo-snout Moth - Phryganeopsis brunnea A pseudo-snout Moth - Phryganeopsis brunnea A pseudo-snout Moth - Phryganeopsis brunnea
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Phryganeopsis
Species brunnea (Phryganeopsis brunnea - Hodges#0318)
Hodges Number
0318
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phryganeopsis brunnea Walsingham, 1881
Numbers
Phryganeopsis brunnea is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 8.3-10.5 mm. (3)
Walsingham (1881) reported the wingspan.
♂ 20 mm.
♀ 25 mm.
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) stated the range includes "northwestern California , the Coast Ranges, and Sierra Nevada." (4), (3)
Walsingham (1881) collected the type specimens on the coast of Klamath County, California, June 1872.
Season
The flight period appears to be April to September. (2)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) stated the host and immature stages are unknown. (3)
Remarks
Powell & Opler (2009) reported Phryganeopsis brunnea is usually collected in the daylight but is attracted to lights. (3)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 2, fig. 16; p. 51. (3)
Walsingham, T., 1881. On some North-American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 302.